The City of Austin Small Business Program offers a comprehensive directory of small business resources offered by local, state, and federal governments and non-profit agencies. Our goal for the City of Austin Small Business Guide is to increase awareness and use of the programs that provide aid in the development of your business. Call 512-974-7800, email SmallBiz@austintexas.gov or visit our website www.SmallBizAustin.org for information about all our services and resources.
|Austin Water Conservation Rebates / Incentives||512.505.3704||
Austin Water Utility offers rebates and incentives to business taking steps to conserve water.
|Austin Women in Technology||
Austin Women in Technology is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a community of women interested in technology. We aim to foster the personal and professional success of women by providing opportunities to connect, learn, grow, and lead.
|Austin Young Chamber of Commerce||512.687.2441||
The purpose of the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce is to provide valuable opportunities for the professional and personal development of young professionals, in addition to promoting the general economic interest of the Austin business community.
|Austin Zero Waste Alliance||(512) 326-5655||
AZWA educates about, advocates for, and promotes Zero Waste in Austin by working with the genral public, elected officials, governmental staff, businesses, schools, government councils, institutions, stage agencies, religious organizations, non-profits, the media, citizen and environmental groups, and any other relevant entities to achieve the realization of a sustainable Zero Waste economy in Austin before 2040. The group holds monthly meetings.
|Austin's 2015 Community Diversion Study||
The community diversion study is a comprehensive study of all of Austin's commercial and residential recycling, composting, and other diversion activities. The study determined that Austin's community-wide diversion rate in 2015 was approximately 42%.
|Better Business Bureau||703.276.0100||
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the United States has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education.
|City of Austin Public Works Department||512.974.7065||
Austin’s designation as a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community reflects the Program’s commitment to providing safe, efficient, and accessible bicycle facilities for all residents and visitors. Here, you can see the City’s Bicycle Master Plan, register bicycles, view laws, map your route, explore local groups and more.
BiGAUSTIN is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive training services, one-on-one assistance, and loans to individuals who want to achieve self-sufficiency by starting their own business.
Bradford Cowork offers a professional environment conveniently located in the North Austin / Cedar Park, TX area. Our cowork space is equipped with a television; conference room with an LCD projector screen; common area workspace for individuals and large groups; and wifi and printer access. Bradford Cowork also provides space in the evenings and on weekends for events.
|Business & Community Lenders of Texas||512.912.9884||
Business & Community Lenders of Texas (BCL) is a nonprofit economic development organization providing business lending, Small Business Administration (SBA) and community development programs.